A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Monday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:25:07 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.2819 East, latitude 41.7648 North, depth = 55.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 07:25:07 / October 7, 2019 @ 7:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.56 km (35 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005rj0. Event ids that are associated: us70005rj0.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km S of Shizunai, Japan.
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